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Brisket vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brisket
Brisket contains less Sodium (difference - 652mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.68g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Brisket
Brisket is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brisket
Brisket is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Brisket Italian sausage
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brisket Italian sausage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
26
Brisket
26
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
31
Brisket
30
Italian sausage

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +62.7%
Contains more Potassium +30.4%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +140.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.5%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Contains more Iron +62.7%
Contains more Potassium +30.4%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +140.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.5%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Equal in Copper - 0.08

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +167%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +468%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +167%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +468%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
124%
Brisket
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Brisket
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
34%
Brisket
145%
Italian sausage

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Brisket Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 155 346 Italian sausage
Protein 20.72 14.25 Brisket
Fats 7.37 31.33 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 0 2 Italian sausage
Carbs 0 0.65 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 62 76 Brisket
Vitamin D
Iron 1.92 1.18 Brisket
Calcium 5 18 Italian sausage
Potassium 330 253 Brisket
Magnesium 23 14 Brisket
Sugars 0 Brisket
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.08
Zinc 4.31 1.79 Brisket
Starch
Phosphorus 201 142 Brisket
Sodium 79 731 Brisket
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.32 Brisket
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.168 Brisket
Vitamin B3 3.94 3.25 Brisket
Vitamin B5 0.35 0.51 Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.42 0.3 Brisket
Vitamin B12 2.43 0.91 Brisket
Vitamin K 1.3 Brisket
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 2.59 11.27 Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 3.46 14.34 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.23 4.03 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.232 0.114 Brisket
Threonine 0.905 0.563 Brisket
Isoleucine 0.931 0.52 Brisket
Leucine 1.637 0.956 Brisket
Lysine 1.724 1.083 Brisket
Methionine 0.53 0.346 Brisket
Phenylalanine 0.809 0.477 Brisket
Valine 1.008 0.572 Brisket
Histidine 0.709 0.411 Brisket
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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